2017 Annual Review

Defining difference

Alan Robertson

We have yet again strengthened our market position by securing, extending and renewing a number of long-term contracts providing stability in the order book

Alan Robertson
Chief executive officer

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Financial and performance highlights

Revenue (£m)
Operating result (£m)
Secured order book (£m)
Cash position (£m)

Rail Infrastructure

Renewals and enhancements of mainline rail infrastructure and systems including track, signalling and electrification, plant, maintenance depots, stations, and metro and light rail track construction.

Highways and airport infrastructure

Maintenance, renewals and civils for highways networks, airports, bridges and tunnels, providing surfacing, strengthening and waterproofing, term maintenance, lighting and traffic management.

Marine, energy, water and environmental

Extensions to ports and harbours, flood alleviation and coastal protection, water utilities infrastructure, piling, horizontal directional drilling and high voltage cable works.

Commercial, industrial and educational construction

Refurbishment and new build construction, civil engineering, design and planning for distribution centres, office and industrial buildings and multi-modal, educational and community facilities.

Alan Robertson

Our strategy
Building advantage together

The attitude of the people we recruit is infectious and instils us with a spirit of working together for a common cause.

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We are very visible to the communities where we deliver our work and happily commit time in order to collaborate with them.

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Developing our

We intend to be known to be inclusive by everyone we work with and those that want to work with us in the future. We want to be regarded as the place to work in the industry.

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We continue to work collaboratively with our teams, partners and supply chain to deliver optimal solutions


2017 has been an exceptionally busy year as our business units continued their involvement in a large number of multi-year heavy and light rail infrastructure contracts across the country.

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Marine, energy, water and evironmental infrastructure

VolkerWessels UK goes from strength-to-strength, building on our well-earned reputation across the marine, energy, water, and environmental structure sectors.

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Highways and airport infrastructure

VolkerWessels UK offers clients extensive experience and expertise in highways and airport infrastructure, working collaboratively and using innovative working practices to deliver complex projects.

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Commercial, industrial and educational construction

In the commercial, industrial and educational construction sector, we provide a range of specialist skills in order to deliver high-quality projects, often to fast-track programmes and in challenging environments.

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